Super Eagles Assistant Captain Troost Ekong Spotted With Striker Victor Osimhen in Napoli

Super Eagles Assistant Captain Troost Ekong Spotted With Striker Victor Osimhen in Napoli

  • Victor Osimhen reunited with Super Eagles assistant captain William Troost-Ekong
  • Both Nigerian internationals are based in Italy as Osimhen strikes for Napoli, while Ekong is on loan at Salernitana
  • The proud Ekong shared the photo on social media and added a simple caption of the Nigerian flag

Super Eagles assistant captain William Troost-Ekong was spotted in Naples, where he visited his fellow international teammate Victor Osimhen.

Ekong is also based in Italy, as the defender is currently on loan to Serie A outfit Salernitana from English club Watford.

Osimhen has continued to score incredible goals in the Serie A, taking his tally to 14 in 16 matches so far this season.

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles, Napoli
Victor Osimhen reunites with Troost-Ekong in Italy. Photo: @WTroostEkong
Source: Twitter

However, Ekong, who signed for Salernitana in January 2023, has only featured in one match since moving to Italy.

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The pair were pictured together, and fans of the Super Eagles have taken to the comment section to react.

One said:

“Oyibo wall and Goal machine. Agba ballers clear road.”

Another added:

“9ja boyz to the world. Ekong, your team go still collect though.”

A fan wrote:

“Africa player of the year... BIG VIC et Well done Ekong.. Good transfer and new challenge”

Another fan said:

“You guys are really making us proud abeg if una see Ademola Lookman and others make una greet them for me. Our prayers are with you guys... #OneLove”

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The goal of the month award for January 2023 has been won by Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen who has been in stunning form this season in the Italian Serie A.

Osimhen's goal against AS Roma in the 17th minute on Sunday, 29 January, was picked as the best for January.

The Nigerian received an excellent pass in the box and chested it brilliantly before firing it powerfully into the top corner of the net.

Mourinho fires EPL warning to Osimhen

Sports Brief earlier reported that AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has sent a strong message to Nigerian international Victor Osimhen amidst interest from English Premier League clubs.

Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, and Newcastle United are among the English clubs linked with the 24-year-old Napoli striker.

Speaking after his side's loss to the Partenopei at the Stadio Maradona, Mourinho compared the Nigerian international to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.